Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Reinhard Schrieber1 and
  2. Dr. Herbert Gareis2

Published Online: 12 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610969.ch1

Gelatine Handbook: Theory and Industrial Practice

Gelatine Handbook: Theory and Industrial Practice

How to Cite

Schrieber, R. and Gareis, H. (2007) Introduction, in Gelatine Handbook: Theory and Industrial Practice, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610969.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Rudolf-Epp-Strasse 38, 69412 Eberbach, Germany

  2. 2

    GELITA AG, Uferstrasse 7, 69412 Eberbach, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315482

Online ISBN: 9783527610969

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Keywords:

  • gelatine;
  • history of gelatine;
  • glue;
  • photography;
  • essential element of daily life;
  • development of the gelatine industry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gelatine – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    • The Future of Gelatine Has Just Begun – Its Multi-faceted History Is Proof

    • It All Began with Glue

    • Pure Luxury for Kings and Aristocrats

    • During the Napoleonic Wars, Gelatine Was Systematically Researched as a Source of Protein

    • Suddenly, Medicines No Longer Had a Bitter Taste

    • Gelatine Helped to Popularize Photography

    • Magically Appearing Text

    • Gelatine Literally on Everyone's Lips

    • An Essential Element of Our Daily Lives

  • The Development of the Gelatine Industry

    • Period 1800–1865

    • Period 1866–1900

    • Period 1901–1914

    • Period 1915–1918

    • Period 1919–1939

    • Period 1940–1948

    • Period 1949–1972

    • Period 1973–1993

    • Period 1994–2005